The Horizon

The West End wall

Joel Stinnett March 31, 2014

Walls are perhaps humanity’s most simple form of protection. They separate us from the weather, animals and even other people. Some walls are built to divide a property; others can divide entire communities....

Acts of kindness restore faith in humanity

IUS Horizon September 30, 2012
My faith in humanity is a roller coaster that is constantly questioning the decency of people, and I wish I did not have to feel this way. Hopefully, I can relate to most people in this world by saying I feel physically ill when I hear of another teenager killing himself because he genuinely felt his life was too awful to continue. My heart sinks when I hear about someone taking the lives of others solely for their own selfish agendas. Not only is it immensely unfortunate when acts, such as the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., or 9/11 occur, but it is disheartening and also devastating to be smacked in the face so harshly with the realization that sometimes people are just out to destroy other people.
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